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House Doctor
Johnson Roberts Associates has been providing University of Massachusetts, Lowell with house doctor services since 2012. Over that time, we have successfully collaborated on 11 projects totaling $2,970,000 (average cost $270K) including: Various dormitory renovationsElevator studyPower plant demoConcert hall studyAdministrative office renovations Durgin Hall (rendering)Durgin Hall Lobby (rendering)Fox Hall “On behalf of the University of...
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We are on our third House Doctor contract with Tufts (starting in 2015) and we continue to have an excellent working relationship with this revered academic institution. 51 Winthrop Street (Medford, MA)This former church is an ideal location for University use. Frequent meetings with the leadership of the University identified possible uses that could be served...
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We have successfully completed many renovation and repair projects for the Massachusetts School Building Authority, including these: East Street Elementary School East Street Elementary School (Ludlow, MA – 2016)Roof replacement, boiler replacement, and full facility accessibility upgrades. Design Team secured multiplecompliance variances with the MA AAB resulting in cost savings to Owner. Project constructed in...
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NECC Library Classroom Johnson Roberts Associates has been providing Northern Essex Community College with House Doctor services since 2013. Over that time, we have successfully collaborated on many projects including: NECC Building B & E Swing Space ClassroomsRenovation of underutilized space on the lower level of the interconnected Buildings B&E to create four new classrooms,...
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front view of ezpass service center
We have worked on a variety of House Doctor projects for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, including: E-ZPass Service Center (145 Havre Street, East Boston)The E-ZPass Service Center was housed in a non-universally accessible part of the 1960s-era Mass DOT building. To meet accessibility requirements and increased customer volume, an existing adjacent service garage was...
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We are on our third five-year house doctor contract with the DCR (MA Department of Conservation & Recreation) and have successfully completed a wide range of projects, including: Bernie King Pavilion (Hull, MA)Facility study, design documents, and construction administration services for structural upgrades and the re-painting of the existing 10,000 SF outdoor pavilion located adjacent...
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Cambridge City Hall
Extensive renovations to the historic H. H. Richardson-designed Cambridge City Hall — including ventilation upgrades to help prevent Covid-19 spread. The second phase of this multi-phase rehabilitation project includes: Upgrades and improvements to Legislative FloorFacility renovations for relocation of the Assessor’s Office (from the 2nd floor to the basement), City Council Offices (into the current...
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Johnson Roberts Associates has been providing Bridgewater State University with house doctor services since 2012. Over that time, we have successfully collaborated on 7 projects (totaling $5,855,000 – average cost $836K), including: Campus center renovationsDining commons renovationsKitchen upgrades & equipment replacementInstitute of Social Justice designEnclosure to screen the new refrigerated room, generator and existing HVAC...
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Powder Magazine, Exterior
On July 7, 2018, the Powder Magazine celebrated both its bicentennial and restoration. Originally constructed in 1818 to store gunpowder (in Cambridge, MA), the Powder Magazine is the oldest structure along the Charles River Basin. Johnson Roberts Associates collaborated with Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) in its interior rehabilitation for a three-season function...
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Worcester State University, Learning Resource Center
Our renovations to Worcester State University Learning Resource Center (LRC) building included entrance renovations and library programming. We prepared a study and schematic design for the expansion of the existing library entry space, as well as programming for the entire library facility. Improvements to the entry added more student seating and study space, plus improved,...
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Tufts University Interfaith Center
Renovations to 58 Winthrop Street (in Medford, MA) involved selective demolition and additions for the creation of a new Tufts University Interfaith Center. The building serves multiple faith groups as well as other campus groups. The project scope included restoration of an old multi-purpose room, enlarging windows, and providing accessible entrances and facilities. Additionally, newly...
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Worcester State University, Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Art Gallery, Entrance
Johnson Roberts Associates provided a conceptual design for a new art gallery space within an existing campus building. Designs for renovation include a new wall and floor finishes, new lighting, new humidification and HVAC systems, modification of existing interior curtain wall system, and installation of movable partition systems for display. A new work/storage area and...
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Tufts University, Campus Meeting Center, Exterior view
This former church in Medford, MA is in an ideal location for university use. Through frequent meetings with the leadership of the university, we identified the possible uses for the facility. In renovating the facility for its reuse by the college, the religious iconography and stained glass windows were returned to their former owners, the...
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Bridgewater State University, East Common Campus Servery, Salad Bar
The East Campus Commons Servery is a a 5,500-SF facility that serves 3,000 meals to students daily. Renovations included a reorganized floor plan to accommodate increased student traffic, new kitchen equipment, lighting, and room finishes. A different range and presentation of food options reflects the changing food preferences of the BSU student body. The reorganized...
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